Rochester School Corporation
690 Zebra Lane
Rochester, IN 46975

Tel: 574-223 2159
Jana Vance, Supt.

    Welcome to Rochester Community School Corporation!


    Updated Bus Routes

    2022/2023 Bus Routes

    AM Preschool Bus Route


    2022/2023 Registration is open NOW!


    2022/2023 Registration is open NOW!

    Log on or create a
    Harmony Account to register your child online.

    Each building will be offering in-person office hours, for further registration help:
    July 12 --- 2:00pm-7:00pm
    July 13 --- 7:30am-1:00pm
    July 14 --- 2:00pm-7:00pm
    July 15 --- 7:30am-1:00pm

    Questions? Please contact the building secretary. We would love to help!

    Columbia Elementary - (PreK - 1st Grade)


    Principal, Jason Snyder -

    Head Secretary, Mel Lahman -‚Äč

    Riddle Elementary - (2nd Grade - 4th Grade)


    Principal, Luke Biernacki -

    Head Secretary, Michelle Shaffer -

    Rochester Middle School - (5th Grade - 7th Grade)


    Principal, Cassie Murphy -

    Head Secretary, Samantha Walley -

    Rochester High School - (8th Grade - 12th Grade)


    Principal, Oscar Haughs -

    Head Secretary, Kristin Horn -

    Guidance Counselors, Tara Seuferer and Stephanie Brown - and

    Summer Meal Program Information

    Summer meals will be available at the following locations (all sites will be closed July 4th):

    • Fulton County Public Library - lunch only - June 6th-July 22nd - 11:00am - 12:00pm
    • The Outlet Youth Center - lunch only - June 6th-July 22nd - 11:30am - 12:30pm
    • Rochester High School - breakfast - 7:45am - 8:30am - lunch - 12:00pm - 1:00pm - May31st - July 22nd
    • Columbia Elementary-
      • Meals will begin June 6th - and go through July 22nd, closed July 4th.
      • Lunch will be served Monday - Friday, 11:00am - 12:30pm. 
      • Lunch is free to ALL children and $2 for adults.
      • No food is allowed to leave the cafeteria,
      • Park in the front parking lot, walk through the south pedestrian gate towards the playground, and enter the cafeteria door (S13). 

    Traditional Meal Benefit Eligibility

    At this time, the USDA is not continuing the waiver for free meals to all students. Starting August 3, 2022 breakfast and lunches will no longer be free to all students. Families please fill out the free and reduced lunch applications to qualify for free or reduced meals starting the 2022-2023 school year. Please check our website and social media for updates. Applications will be available at registration. Please click on the link below if you have any questions at this time.

    Link to the RCSC policies being considered for adoption






    ESSER III Spending Plan


    School Board Meeting (September 20th)


    Steps to prevent illness:

    CDC Main Website

    Rochester Community School's Continuous Learning Program


    Rochester Community School Corporation Athletics

    We are asking that ALL parents of athletes use FinalForms.
    Please register at:     -- now and electronically complete ALL forms!
    Thank you in advance!

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    • Central Office

      Rochester School Corporation
      690 Zebra Lane
      Rochester, IN 46975

      Tel: 574-223 2159
      Jana Vance, Supt.


      Special Services Dept

      1818 Park Road
      Rochester, IN 46975

      Tel: 574-223-1600
      Fax: 574-223-1599

      Jen Shank, Director

      Brenda Gaerte, Asst. Compliance Coord.

      Amy Bode, School Pyschologist

      School Board Members

      Katie Miller - President
      Casi Cowles - Vice President
      Jennie Smith - Secretary
      Tom Schwenk - Member
      Kyle Rensberger - Member
      Joe Murphy - Member
      Kyle Mclochlin - Member

      High School

      Rochester Community HS
      1 Zebra Lane
      Rochester, IN 46975

      Tel: 574-223-2176
      Fax: 574-223-3401
      Oscar Haughs, Principal

    • Middle School

      Rochester Community MS
      650 Zebra Lane
      Rochester, IN 46975

      Tel: 574-223-2280
      Cassie Murphy, Principal
      Lukas Schoenhals, Assistant Principal 
      Nathan Kreamer, Counselor


      Columbia Elementary
      1502 Elm St.
      Rochester, IN 46975

      Tel: 574-223-2501
      Fax: 574-223-0530
      Jason Snyder, Prin.

      Riddle Elementary
      302 Barkman St.
      Rochester, IN  46975

      Tel: 574-223-2880
      Fax: 574-223-1539
      Luke Biernacki, Prin.

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